Since 2014, 58 St. Louis County police officers have left the department, and many say it’s for better pay.
A St. Louis police officer has been arrested after the FBI and department find guns, heroin and a large amount of cash during a search of a location in the 4500 block of Page Avenue on Tuesday.
Suspect pulled weapon after trooper noticed bulge in his pants.
Michael Anthony Rasmussen, 54, was charged by the Madison County prosecutor and is jailed on a $500,000 bond.
Authorities said officers responding to a report that a man was standing in a street, yelling for police to be called, were told at the scene by the man’s mother that her son was acting paranoid, and that she feared for her safety and that of her son.
The $1.1 Billion budget excludes more police officers but added a civilian review board of police violence.
The Southeast Missourian reports police responded to reports Tuesday of a man who was only wearing shoes at Arena Park. Police found him near the park’s train.
The officer responded to a non-emergency call last Friday when the alleged misconduct took place. A complaint was filed the next day.
Dorian Johnson was charged on May 7 of resisting arrest or interfering with a lawful stop or detention.
Missouri laws may not allow police to keep the protest outside the Saint Louis Zoo’s walls.